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Archive: Sustainability

09 Aug 2016

Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture

by MARC GUNTHER
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually — 80 pounds for each man, woman, and child. In the U.S. and around the world, a growing number of environmentalists and clothing industry executives say it’s time to end the wasteful clothing culture and begin making new apparel out of old items on a large scale. READ MORE

28 Jul 2016

Chocolate in the Jungle: The Battle To Save a Disappearing Rainforest

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19 Jul 2016

Views: Los Angeles Aims to Revitalize a Concrete River

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19 Jul 2016

How to Restore an Urban River? Los Angeles Looks to Find Out

by JIM ROBBINS
Officials are moving ahead with a major revitalization of the Los Angeles River – removing miles of concrete along its banks and re-greening areas now covered with pavement. But the project raises an intriguing question: Just how much of an urban river can be returned to nature? READ MORE

23 Jun 2016

Unable to Endure Rising Seas, Alaskan Villages Stuck in Limbo

by DIANE TOOMEY
As an advocate for Alaska’s Native communities, Robin Bronen points to a bureaucratic Catch-22 — villages cannot get government support to relocate in the face of climate-induced threats, but they are no longer receiving funds to repair their crumbling infrastructure. READ MORE

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e360 digest

22 Aug 2016: For China’s Massive Data Centers, A Push to Cut Energy and Water Use

09 Aug 2016: Climate Change Has Caused World's Second Largest Lake To Stop Mixing

14 Jul 2016: At Ground Zero for Rising Seas, A TV Weatherman Talks Climate

29 Jun 2016: U.S. Solar Energy Market Experiencing an Unprecedented Boom

28 Jun 2016: U.S., Canada, and Mexico to Set 50 Percent Renewable Power Goal by 2025

23 Jun 2016: Unable to Endure Rising Seas, Alaskan Villages Stuck in Limbo

17 Jun 2016: California’s Roadside Trees Provide $1 Billion in Municipal Services

01 Jun 2016: Climate Change Could Be Making Food Crops More Toxic, UN Report Says

25 May 2016: Could This Straddling Bus Help Solve China’s Air Pollution Problem?

11 May 2016: Bringing Energy Upgrades To the Nation’s Inner Cities


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